The 6-foot-8, 225-pound big man led the Jayhawks in scoring (13.8 points per game) and rebounding (6.9 rebounds per game) in 2014-15.
A hit to the nose of Kansas forward Perry Ellis forced him to momentarily leave Sunday's NCAA Tournament game against Wichita State.
Kansas coach Bill Self said forward Perry Ellis is looking better in practice and is nearly healed from his sprained knee.
A special Friday edition of the Viewer's Guide will focus on one of the best days of college hoops all season, the Friday of Conference Tourney week.
Kansas coach Bill Self said forward Perry Ellis (knee) will not play in Thursday's game against TCU.
Kansas coach Bill Self said the status of Perry Ellis, Brannen Greene and Ciff Alexander will be determined later in the week.
No. 9 Kansas has a big showdown Saturday against No. 15 Oklahoma, but might have to play without leading scorer Perry Ellis, who sustained a knee injury Tuesday against No. 20 West Virginia.
On February 24 and 25, we're going to break down where each of the major conferences' player of the year race stands going into March. Here, we bring you the race for the Big 12's award.

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